Graduating from university during a pandemic

Over the past three years, I've been working towards a Bachelor degree in Translation and Intercultural Communication, and the day has finally come. I've submitted my thesis, I have finished all of my exams, and I can finally call myself a professional translator. I have been working as a independent contractor in EN>NO & NO>EN …

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What is ASMR and how can it affect mental health?

What is it? Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), sometimes auto sensory meridian response, is most commonly described as a tingling sensation that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. I have experienced this feeling since childhood, but I did not know what it was until a …

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How watercolor painting keeps me sane

Hi, I'm Lise and I'm addicted to keeping myself busy at all times so I don't have to experience any thoughts. I'm also addicted to purchasing new watercolor single colors and/or palettes. During a global pandemic where everything can feel overwhelming to someone who suffers from general anxiety disorder, dissociation, and depression, it is important …

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